[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: Hut'In vIl

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Jun 6 08:53:22 PDT 2019

Klingon word: Hut'In vIl
Part of speech: noun
Definition: screw
Source: email to Qov, 13 august 2012

(Qov < Okrand, 8/13/2012):  The word for screw is {Hut'In vIl}, which is, of course, a ridgy {Hut'In}. Turns out {Hut'In} is the word for nail. Maltz also volunteered that the word for spike is {wIl}.

Hut'In  		nail (n)
vIl  		be ridgy (v)

mI'rab 		spiral (n)
Hut'In 		nail (n)
pu' 		spike (on boot) (n)
DuQwI' 		spike (n)

ver 		be spiral (v)
voD 		drill, bore (v)
mup  		impact,  strike (v)

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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